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Daily Archives: October 14, 2014

Lightning-struck COPA Airlines plane lands safely; outgoing passengers stranded

Lightning struck an airborne COPA Airlines plane shortly after it departed Panama Monday, but it continued its journey and landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) without incident, the airline said in a statement. Just under 100 passengers, who were due to leave Tuesday afternoon for the Central American country, have been stranded until Wednesday afternoon. They are being ...

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Man jailed for stealing from lawyer Emily Dodson’s office

A man was Monday convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment for stealing a number of items from the office of Attorney-at-Law, Emily Dodson. Twenty-four year old Gary Kanhai of Thomas Street, Georgetown was convicted for break and enter and larceny committed between October 11 and 12, 2014 at her office located on the same street. After Kanhai vehemently denied ...

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Mother, son accused of bribing US embassy official for visa

A mother and her son were Monday arraigned for allegedly bribing an employee of the United States (US) embassy for a tourist visa. Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry granted Bibi Parmanand, 49,  and her 19-year old son Parmesh Parmanand GUY$100,000 bail each after they pleaded not guilty to the charge. They were ordered to return to court on October 24. While ...

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Brazilian charged in connection with bogus immigration stamps

A 20-year old Brazilian woman was Monday arraigned for allegedly uttering a passport containing forged immigration stamps. Cassia Santos of 18 Laluni Street, Queenstown, Georgetown pleaded not guilty and was placed on GUY$50,000 bail by Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. The woman returns to court on November 10 The prosecution’s case is that on October 13 at Ogle International Airport, with ...

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Digicel (Guyana) wins approval for new fibre-optic cable

The Guyana government is poised to grant Digicel (Guyana) Limited approval to run a submarine fibre-optic cable that would see mobile phone subscribers getting a higher quality service and the company investing in a number of other areas. The first signal that the government was about to formally inform the phone company of its decision came last Friday from Former ...

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Fmr. Magistrates’ Court cashier jailed for stealing ‘child-support’

A 24-year old woman was Monday jailed for stealing more than GUY$3 million from the Child Maintenance Department of the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court while she was a cashier there three years ago. Tiffany Peters of Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara was convicted  for stealing GUY$3,045,000 between February 7, 2012 and September 11, 2012. She was jailed for 60 months. Her ...

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